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2517530 - Not Able to Assign Business Roles to the Business User due to Message: “User is not valid. Business role assignment can't be processed”

Symptom

You have rehired an Employee XYZ (where XYZ represents the Employee) as on DD.MM.YYYY. Upon trying to assign the Business Roles to the respective Business User in Application and User Management workcenter, you receive the message:

User is not valid. Business role assignment can't be processed

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Applications and User Management work center
  2. Go to User and Access Management view
  3. Go to Business Users subview
  4. Show All Business Users and find the respective user
  5. Select Edit->Access rights
  6. On the Edit Access Rights screen, able to see the information message

Cause

The Validity of the Business User has been from DD1.MM1.YYYY1DD2.MM2.YYYY2 where DD2.MM2.YYYY2 is a date in the past.

Resolution

Upon rehire of the Employee XYZ, the Business User remains the same as before. You have to extend the Validity of the Business User using the below steps:

  1. Go to Applications and User Management work center
  2. Go to User and Access Management view
  3. Go to Business Users subview
  4. Show All Business Users and find the respective user
  5. Select Edit->Attributes
  6. Extend the Validity of the Business User
  7. Save and Close

Now you will be able to assign the Business Roles to the Business User.

Keywords

Business role assignment, Assign Business Roles , KBA , assign business roles , user is not valid , SRD-CC-IAM , Identity & Access Management , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions